He transferred his ring from finger to finger, and said, “Let the lovely tsarevna immediately appear here before me.”
The guards were shouting at him and the tsarevna heard the noise and ordered the fellow to her presence.
I will give them to thee for nothing, tsarevna, only let me look on Fenist the bright falcon!
As soon as the tsarevna heard these words she hastened back to Prince Astrach and told him all.
Prince Malandrach knew not what to answer for astonishment, and fell to entreating pardon of the tsarevna.
Then, after rewarding the man for his trouble, the Prince mounted his steed and returned to the tsarevna Darisa.
And do what the tsarevna would to persuade him, he insisted upon it.
As he sat perched upon the tree, he looked towards the window at which the tsarevna Salikalla sat, which was far, far off.
But the most lovely of them all was the inexhaustibly lovely tsarevna.
He went gently up to the tsarevna, and saw that she was asleep; then he wished to awaken her with a kiss, but dared not.